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Chris Smith's Public Statements on Issue: Foreign Affairs

Full Name: Christopher 'Chris' H. Smith
Office: U.S. House (NJ) - District 4, Republican
First Elected: 11/04/1980
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for U.S. House - District 4
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary June 3, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Marie; 4 Children
Birth Date: 03/04/1953
Birth Place: Rahway, NJ
Home City: Robbinsville, NJ
Religion: Roman Catholic
Date Title
July 25, 2014 'Sean and David Goldman Act' to Become Law Congress Clears Smith's Int'l Child Abduction Bill
July 24, 2014 Freedom at Last:Sudanese Woman Sentenced to Die for Her Faith Arrives in Rome, En Route to the U.S.
July 18, 2014 Exactly Five Years to the Day of First Introduction, Smith's Int'l Child Abduction Bill Passes Senate; Heads Back to House for Final Approval
July 16, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Adoption Crisis in the DRC
July 15, 2014 Occupied Cyprus -- Forty Years of Illegal Occupation, Ethnic Cleansing, and Destruction of Religious Sites
July 10, 2014 'Leahy Law,' Nigeria Crisis Focus of House Hearing
July 9, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Consult Congress on Iran Nuclear Negotiations
July 8, 2014 United States Commission on International Religious Freedom Reauthorization Act of 2014
June 25, 2014 Human Rights Abuses and Crimes Against Humanity in North Korea
June 23, 2014 The Courage of One Woman: Meriam Ibrahim Free
June 20, 2014 2014 Trafficking Report Released: Smith Law Holds Countries Accountable on Efforts to Fight Human Trafficking
June 13, 2014 Effective Accountability for Countries of Particular Concern
June 13, 2014 The Ongoing Struggle Against Boko Haram
June 12, 2014 Ongoing Struggle Against Boko Haram
June 8, 2014 Smith in Nigeria on Human Rights Trip
May 30, 2014 Syrian War Crimes Tribunal Bill OK'ed by Key House Committee
May 28, 2014 Venezuelan Human Rights and Democracy Protection Act
May 28, 2014 Smith's China Resolution Passes House
May 28, 2014 Urging China to Respect the Freedom of Assembly, Expression, and Religion and All Fundamental Human Rights and the Rule of Law
May 20, 2014 Latest Threats to Religious Freedoms Around the World Topic of House Human Rights Hearing May 22
May 15, 2014 Smith Condemns Death Sentence of Sudan Woman for Her Faith
May 8, 2014 Establishing Select Committee on Benghazi
May 8, 2014 Members of Congress Introduce Bipartisan Resolution Condemning the Abduction of School Girls in Nigeria
May 6, 2014 Smith Urges Nigerian & U.S. Gov'ts to Step Up the Fight Against the Terror Group Boko Haram
May 1, 2014 Crisis in the Central African Republic
April 18, 2014 Letter to Joseph Kabila Kabange, President, and Augustin Matata Ponyo, Prime Minister of the Democratic Republic of Congo - End Delays in US Adoptions from Democratic Republic of Congo
April 1, 2014 Houses Passes Bills to Support Ukraine
March 26, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Highlight Human Rights in Saudi Arabia
March 21, 2014 Smith Responds to Turkish Gov't Move to Block Twitter
March 21, 2014 Smith Responds to Turkish Gov't Move to Block Twitter
March 13, 2014 Northern Ireland: Insufficient Attempts to Deal with the Past
March 6, 2014 Letter to John Kerry. Secretary of State of the United States -Urge Administration To Support Syria Study Group
March 5, 2014 U.S. Policy Toward Sudan and South Sudan
March 4, 2014 United States-Israel Strategic Partnership Act of 2014
Feb. 26, 2014 Hearing of the Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations Subcommittee of the House Foreign Affairs Committee - US Policy Toward Sudan and South Sudan
Feb. 25, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Portman Leads Bipartisan Effort Calling on Obama Administration to Push for Release of American Pastor from Iran
Feb. 25, 2014 The Worldwide Persecution of Christians
Feb. 10, 2014 Supporting the Democratic Aspirations of the People of Ukraine
Jan. 29, 2014 Supporting the Democratic Aspirations of the People of Ukraine
Jan. 17, 2014 Letter to Curtis Marez, President of the American Studies Association - Condemning Academic Boycott of Israel
Dec. 23, 2013 South Sudan Fighting Endangers Many
Dec. 16, 2013 Human Rights Abuses in Egypt
Dec. 16, 2013 Five Chinese Daughters to Beijing: Please Let Our Fathers Go Free
Dec. 16, 2013 Iran's Persecution of Pastor Abedini Worsens
Dec. 13, 2013 Letter to President Barack Obama - Vietnam's Record on Human Rights
Dec. 12, 2013 Hearing of the Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations and the Middle East and North Africa Subcommittees of the House Foreign Affairs Committee - Iran's Persecution of American Pastor Abedini Worsens
Dec. 11, 2013 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Vietnam Human Rights Abuses
Dec. 10, 2013 Hearing of the Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations and Subcommittee on the Middle East and North Africa of the House Foreign Affairs Committee - Human Rights Abuses in Egypt
Dec. 5, 2013 Hearing of the Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations Subcommittee of the House Foreign Affairs Committee - "Five Chinese Daughters to Beijing: Please Let Our Fathers Go Free"
Dec. 3, 2013 Hearing of the Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations Subcommittee of the House Foreign Affairs Committee - US Response to Typhoon in Philippines
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